Robert Puckett
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floor boards cantilever past the rib
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I noticed in some photos that some floor boards are installed that extend past one of the ribs by what looks like 4 to 6" is there a reason for this? thanksContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Thomas Nov 5, 2017.

removable floor boards
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As I'm working on installing my floor boards I was rummaging through some stuff left over from installing the engineered wooden floor in our main room. I ran across a transition strip that is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Puckett Oct 6, 2017.

Thinking jet sled
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Now I got the little pram how I want her. I'm now thinking jet sled. I've been searching around the net and looking at various designs. Now this isn't something I would tackle on my own but I happen…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Puckett Sep 27, 2017.

anchor winch plates
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Here on the muskegon river we swing flies from our boats because the river doesn't have much wadable water. We pull anchor, drift 3ft. drop anchor and make another cast. So the traditional anchor…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Z Oct 24, 2017.

 

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Mike Thomas replied to Robert Puckett's discussion floor boards cantilever past the rib
"most likely to gain some floor space. I hung mine over a couple inches at best. I guess as long as it cant flip when you stand on it its all good"
Nov 5, 2017
Dave Z replied to Robert Puckett's discussion anchor winch plates
"Man that looks great!!! you did really nice work on the Pram and total justice to the design with the motor mount!  Love it! "
Oct 24, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion removable floor boards
"no drafting tools and even less skill. but here is an attempt at a sketch from a side view of what i had in mind."
Oct 6, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion removable floor boards
"i would run a stringer along the bottom of the boards so the floor would be removable as one piece. the small wood strips would attach to the bottom of the floor boards. The stringers are much like they are using with the barrel bolts. Now the metal…"
Oct 6, 2017
Mike Baker replied to Robert Puckett's discussion removable floor boards
"I'm not really sure how your system would work but I hate the barrel bolt system."
Oct 5, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion removable floor boards
"here's a pic of the track that would screw to the top of the frame"
Oct 3, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion Thinking jet sled
"Yes it was on the Glen-l site that I found the Ken Hankinson plans for the Scrambler. A small 16 ft jet sled. Most of the plans are offered in wood and aluminum construction. "
Sep 27, 2017
Bennett Yarbrough replied to Robert Puckett's discussion Thinking jet sled
"It's how all the cool kids are building bigger 18ft+ mahogany runabouts and wood center consoles now. check out Luke walkers osprey 18 build on www.smithmarinedesign.com its in the underway section. This is what made me want to build a drift…"
Sep 26, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion Thinking jet sled
"Thanks Eric for pointing me in the right direction. I've been reading about cold molding. It makes perfect sense. Thinner layers running in the opposite direction makes the hull tremendously stronger. As opposed to a single sheet where all the…"
Sep 26, 2017
Eric Loudenslager replied to Robert Puckett's discussion Thinking jet sled
"It is called cold molding. Typically used to form a curved hull....like on a sailboat. Can't tell whether the hull in question has all that much arch to it. But a single sheet of thicker ply might be to stiff to form the curve. It would be used…"
Sep 25, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion Thinking jet sled
"I'll try to load a little better pic"
Sep 24, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion Thinking jet sled
"another pic"
Sep 24, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion anchor winch plates
"Phillip, I won't be able to make it next week because I was just there. I will be back on the Muskegon later in oct. though to start the steelhead season. If Pete Humphreys, Kevin Feenstra, and all the boys are there tell them I said hi. Its…"
Sep 22, 2017
Phillip Westendorf replied to Robert Puckett's discussion anchor winch plates
"Robert, Heck of a nice looking boat!  Congrats!  thank's for the info.   Are you going to the Great Lakes Spey Fest at Henning Park in Newaygo Saturday the 30 th?  I've talked to a couple of guys with DB's who plan…"
Sep 21, 2017
Jason Knight replied to Robert Puckett's discussion anchor winch plates
"Looks great Robert. Nice work!"
Sep 20, 2017
Robert Puckett replied to Robert Puckett's discussion anchor winch plates
"We launched the pram on saturday for her maiden voyage after all the modifications. I was pleasingly surprised how well she did with the added weight of a 55lb motor 3 gal gas tank. A 50 lb optima battery, 40lb of chain anchor and winch plus 2 200lb…"
Sep 19, 2017

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